Ester Louise Pitzer, 78, of Long Bottom, Ohio, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Aug. 27, 2013, after a five month battle with cancer.
She passed away at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Ron Timmons in Ashville, Ohio surrounded by her loving family. She endured her illness with great fortitude.
Ester was born in Beckley, W.Va., on March 28, 1935, and was the daughter of the late Swanson and Carrie Stump. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse and homemaker.
Besides her parents Ester was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton R. Pitzer of 57 years on March 5, 2013; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Roscoe and Etta Pitzer; and nine brothers and sisters.
Ester is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law: Tammy (Ron) Timmons, Cindy (Jim) Chadwell, Robyn (Jeff) Hawk, son, Clinton "Rocky" Pitzer, Jr. and friend Rod White; seven grandchildren: Matthew Timmons, Bryan (Patsy) Chadwell, Roger (Virginia) Chadwell, Jenifer (Andy) Chadwell, Rebecca Chadwell, Kaitlyn Hawk and Brad Hawk; six great grandchildren: Brooke Chadwell, Jordan Chadwell, Jenna Chadwell, Austin Chadwell, William Whewell and Dallas Chadwell; a sister-in-law: Dicy (Billy) Tolbert; one brother: Bud Stump, and one sister: Ina Milam.
The family will receive friends at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy, Ohio on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 at 2 p.m. with Pastors Wayne Dunlap and Tim Throckmorton officiating. Burial will be in the Meigs Memory Gardens.